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Review: Danner Mountain 600

posted by gumptiongear October 13, 2017 0 comments

Danner is an American classic – perhaps best known for their iconic brown leather and often red-laced hiking boots. Inspired by the Grand Canyon’s South Rim trail, the South Rim 600 takes the brand’s proven comfort and performance and merges it with a design that offers their most breathable and lightest weight hikers to date.

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Gear Guide: Fall Favorites 2017

posted by gumptiongear October 9, 2017 0 comments

With the chill of autumn in the air, it’s the perfect time to introduce some of our fall favorites for the outdoor guy. Featuring fashionable, versatile and durable products that easily transition from one season to the next, these items will become your cool weather staples for years to come.

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The Adventure Ready Bogs Rio Sandal

posted by gumptiongear September 15, 2017 0 comments

When traveling to the Big island of Hawaii for a long (and well-deserved) family vacation, you want a pair of sandals that are as comfortable on the sand as they are exploring the streets of Lahaina. Towards those ends, the Rio Sandals from Bogs Footwear  may just be the perfect fit.

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2017 Car Camping Essentials Guide

posted by gumptiongear September 6, 2017 0 comments

Here at the Gumption Gear HQ we frequently write about the latest outdoor and adventure lifestyle products. But we’re not just gear-heads, we are a collection of families and parents striving to share the broader outdoor experience with our young families. So when it comes to car camping, our gear list is constantly evolving as we adapt to the ever changing needs of our own growing nuclear units.

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National Parks Service Rescinds Disposable Water Bottle Ban

posted by gumptiongear August 31, 2017 0 comments

The National Park Service (NPS) recently announced it has rescinded a policy that allowed national parks to ban the sale of bottled water in an effort to curb litter. The National Park Service said in a statement it made the decision to “expand hydration options for recreationalists, hikers, and other visitors to national parks.”
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Review: L.L. Bean Microlight UL 2-Person Backpacking Tent

posted by gumptiongear August 25, 2017 0 comments

The L.L. Bean Microlight UL 2-Person Tent’s ultra-lightweight materials and construction make it your new go-to option when you want to make a lot out of a little. Coming in at a minimum weight of 2.11 pounds and packing down to a mere 7 x 16½ inches, the Microlight UL 2 is ridiculously lightweight and easy to carry, making it ideal for fast-moving backpackers and discerning adventurers alike.

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Review: Cotopaxi Sueño Sleeping Bag

posted by gumptiongear June 12, 2017 0 comments

If versatility and comfort are your thing, then the Cotopaxi Sueño 15-Degree Down Sleeping Bag might just be your new bag of choice. The Sueño doesn’t just keep you warm and comfy when you’re camped out in the backcountry; it also gets the job done when you’re couch surfing your way across the Sierra in search of the perfect sunset.
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Outdoor Adaptability: Cotopaxi Inti 2

posted by gumptiongear May 23, 2017 0 comments

‘The art of life lies in a constant readjustment to our surroundings.’ – Kakuzo Okakura

Real life is not static. Its only rule is change, and nowhere is that truth more evident than in the midst of a life spent outdoors. The successful navigation of these moments of change is dependent upon our ability to adapt and adjust. And that’s the reason we admire the Inti 2 from Cotopaxi.

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Review: Stio Azura XT Hooded Jacket

posted by gumptiongear March 14, 2017 0 comments

With a trim, technical fit and packable design, the Azura XT Hooded Jacket is an all-conditions alpine insulator, featuring PrimaLoft® Gold insulation for year-round, weather-resistant warmth. Ready to stand in as your new mountain wing-man, the Stio Azura XT (available for men and women) keeps you comfortably warm on active alpine ascents and less-active base camp recovery sessions.

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